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12:06pm Monday 14th July 2014
Hampton Academy students and their parents were delighted that Cllr Peter Buckwell, Deputy Mayor of Richmond, attended the Private View of their GCSE Art Exhibition which is on display in the cafe of the White House Community Centre in Hampton Square all summer.
11:55am Tuesday 1st July 2014
Three Year 8 students from Hampton Academy Zoe Gahn, Catherine Ross and Natasha Palmer, pulled off an amazing achievement in the national Teen Tech awards 2014, held at the Royal Society Hall in London.
10:06am Wednesday 18th June 2014
7:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014
PRESS RELEASE The Landmark Midsummer Art Fair in Teddington is now a well-established venue for contemporary artists and makers. But perhaps less well known is the opportunity afforded to emerging artists to exhibit as part of The Landmark Launchpad.
1:57pm Monday 9th June 2014
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10:47am Tuesday 3rd June 2014
Reiki Teacher and local resident Torsten Alexander Lange could barely believe where his beloved Greyhound Lady was fund after running away from a thunderstorm: In Surbiton – a good 5 miles from his home in Ham! “Just imagine how many roads she must have crossed . Even really busy ones!”
8:11am Monday 2nd June 2014
7:48am Thursday 29th May 2014
7:46am Thursday 29th May 2014
Dr Jim Brockbank has retired after 26 years at Park Road Surgery. Jim is a much loved General Practitioner who has been the senior partner at the practice for many years, as well as involved with the training of new GPs and will be missed by patients and staff alike. Over the years Jim has also taken part in charity events, such as epic cycle rides and was in this paper recently when he shaved off his moustache for charity.
11:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014
9:44am Tuesday 27th May 2014
2:11pm Wednesday 21st May 2014
The Duck and Duckchess d'Orleans were spotted early this morning leisurely walking around the grounds near the Octagon Room at Orleans House Gallery. They looked very much at home surveying their new Duckdom.
7:58am Tuesday 20th May 2014
Overflowing rubbish bins and plastic bags full of food remains were too much of a temptation to foxes and crows on Sunday night. These pictures were taken on Monday morning and by then, much of the debris from weekend picnickers was spread around the green. By lunchtime the litter had been cleared up and bagged for collection.
7:53am Tuesday 20th May 2014
Wandering down by Richmond Riverside this past Sunday around noon, I happened upon what appeared to be a group of German students setting off on a rowing trip. The photo that came out best was actually the one of the spectators cheering them on.
12:18pm Tuesday 13th May 2014
8:53am Tuesday 13th May 2014
This exhibition, part of the Richmond upon Thames Georgian Festival, commemorates this historical event through a display exploring the life and local links of Queen Caroline of Ansbach (1683-1737), wife of King George II. Caroline lavishly dined in the Octagon Room on a visit here in 1729. Her husband’s mistress, Henrietta Howard, lived at the nearby Marble Hill House.
12:43pm Monday 12th May 2014
Children, parents and invited guests poured through the doors of the Falcons School for Boys,on Thursday, to enjoy a celebration of the Arts. What started as a wet and grey evening, soon turned into an explosion of colour, music and poetical performances- all presented by boys aged three to thirteen!
9:28am Monday 12th May 2014
9:26am Monday 12th May 2014
Richmond family the Rushby's will be taking on a big adventure challenge at the end of May. They will be attempting the 3 Peaks Challenge, getting up and down the highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales within 24 hours. Parents Mail and Phil will be joined by boys James (10) and Daniel (8). If successful, they believe that Daniel will be the youngest person to have achieved this feat.
9:21am Friday 9th May 2014
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1:40pm Wednesday 30th April 2014
10:04am Monday 28th April 2014
8:23am Tuesday 22nd April 2014
Talented local Sopranos Corinne Hart and Rosalind O’Dowd are performing with Surrey-based Opera Foundry for their ‘Opera Obsession’ concert supporting Make-A-Wish Foundation. Both professional singers, Corinne is a post-graduate from the Royal Academy of Music, and Rosalind from Trinity Laban. Having recently performed the concert to great reviews in Guildford, it is sure to be a success in Richmond. Audiences will be able to hear excerpts from La Boheme, Tosca, Hansel and Gretel, Il Trovatore and more. Opera Foundry was formed two years ago under the baton of Surrey-based Musical Director Richard Cartmale, formerly of ENO and continues to build a strong reputation for the quality of it’s music and singers, a mix of fifteen local and London-based professional and pre-professional soloists. Artistic Director Elaine Way, who also lived in Twickenham for six years, is delighted to be returning with her soprano colleagues to perform in the area. ‘We hope to encourage a new generation of opera lovers by presenting opera without the wigs and crinolines, concentrating on the quality of the voices, music and drama – and without the hefty ticket price often associated with hearing opera’. The Opera Obsession concert is being held at Richmond Unitarian Church, Ormond Road, Richmond on Saturday 10th May 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 online from www.operafoundry.com or £11 on the door and include refreshments. The Make-a-Wish Foundation grants magical wishes for children and young people facing life threatening conditions.
1:54pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014
Monday 21st April. 400 entrants, ranging from beginners to international athletes, took part in the first of 4 sprint triathlons for 2014 starting at Hampton Open Air pool. I marshalled the event and attached is an amazing foggy early morning image looking from near Dukes Head Passage in Bushy Park back towards the old car park. (2 photos attached) Based on information supplied by Mark Gee.
8:30am Monday 14th April 2014
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1:54pm Thursday 20th March 2014
The Year 1 Art Group from Carlisle Infant School visited the Greenwwood Centre on Tuesday afternoon to work on three collaborative canvases with club members. A great time was had by all and the finished work will be hung as a triptych in Carlisle School Hall.
10:56am Thursday 13th March 2014
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8:58am Thursday 25th July 2013
Following a successful European Championship Regatta in Poznan, Poland; Teddington’s Jess Warrior has been selected to represent her country next weekend (1st-4th August) at the Canoe Sprint World Championships in Niagara Falls, Canada. Jess will be wearing the red, white and blue kit for the 3rd time this year after only starting the sport of Sprint Kayaking through a Talent Identification Scheme 3 years ago. She will be the only Brit who will be racing in two categories, the 500m K4 with her crewmates and the 200m K1 individual event where she will be racing against the best Junior Girls in the World.
9:00am Wednesday 24th July 2013
Your News: CALLING ALL ARTISTS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS - Images of Chiswick Exhibition Announced Christ Church Turnham Green has announced an art exhibition and competition for young people that will be held in the church between 29th November and 1st December 2013. All proceeds raised will go towards our stonework restoration appeal.
5:24pm Tuesday 21st May 2013
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1:13pm Wednesday 12th December 2012
Richmond 38—17 Lichfield After featuring prominently in last weekend’s hat-trick win over New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium, Richmond and Lichfield’s England stars returned to club rugby and harsh reality: a long list of unavailable teammates who had picked up injuries during the Autumn Internationals and relegation to a side pitch because of a re-arranged men’s fixture.
1:13pm Wednesday 12th December 2012
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12:07pm Tuesday 20th November 2012
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12:13pm Monday 12th November 2012